(A) A state agency may make emergency procurements of supplies or services in excess of the amounts stated in Revised Code 125.05 when an emergency condition arises and the need cannot be met through normal procurement methods, provided that whenever practical a release and permit from the department of administrative services shall be obtained prior to the procurement, and provided that such emergency purchase shall not exceed dollar limitations as defined in section 127.16 of the Revised Code. Whenever a release and permit for a demonstrable emergency purchase cannot be obtained prior to the purchase, the agency shall provide written confirmation of the emergency situation and purchase to the department no later than the next regular business day following resolution of the emergency. Emergency procurement shall be limited to those supplies and services necessary to meet the emergency.
(B) A record of each emergency procurement shall be made and shall set forth the bases of the emergency and identify the contract and particular contractor selected.
R.C. 119.032 review dates: 02/23/2004 and 02/23/2009
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 125
Rule Amplifies: 125
Prior Effective Dates: 2/2/82, 8/30/84, 5/5/95